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Samar - CLOSED

2100 Ross Ave, Ste 100, Dallas, TX 75201-6755 (Downtown Dallas)
214-922-9922
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English first
Dallas, TX
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113 reviews 113 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

In the same space as Samas, the new restaurant is now featuring Latin cuisine. Ther seems to be one semi private dining area with a big table..I would suggest you ask for a booth (there are only 2) or this semi private spot. The restaurant is loud and they were pretty busy last night. Our table was too close to... More

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Dallas, Texas
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96 reviews 96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Headed out to meet friends and learned the reservation was changed to later. Planned to sit outside and enjoy the breeze until another member in my parrty arrived which gave us the opportunity to enjoy the bar. Found the bar menu prices reasonable and enjoyed their version of Red Sangria. We were a larger party and had a private table... More

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Dallas, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Nice atmosphere and the food is decent yet overpriced. I've been there for a business lunch and it was ok. My second visit was to meet a friend for a quick drink after work. Drinks were nothing special and priced for a typical downtown joint. My biggest gripe is that two drinks and a simple appetizer of NAAN was over... More

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Dallas, Texas
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134 reviews 134 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Only a couple of things that brought this place down a bit on our rating. The atmosphere has a 'cafe' kind of feel and really doesn't match the menu or the decor. There is a nice outside patio area, which is basically useless from June through August in Dallas. Also, we thought it was a bit pricey for most tapas... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Good - Food was tasty, diverse, and delivered pretty quick. Bad - Service was quite slow, portions were quite small, and beer and whiskey selection were low. Given these facts, I would go again.

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Atlanta, GA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

I was in town for work, staying at a nearby hotel, and wanted a good meal in walking distance. Samar offers tapas "inspired" by cultures from three different regions - Spain, India, and the Eastern Mediterranean. I tried the chicken-apricot seekh kebab, beef short rib kadhai, and tiger prawns. Overall, the food was OK but nothing special, and a bit... More

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Seattle, Washington
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112 reviews 112 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

This is part of the Stephan Pyle properties, very close to the Dallas Art Center, Meyerson and opera, etc. Interesting fusion of southwest and mediterranean cuisine including tapas selections. The food tastes great, BUT THE PLACE IS NOISY. We could not conduct a conversaton at a 4 person table, and then the staff were asked if the music could be... More

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Needham
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105 reviews 105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Mixed tapas from Spain, India and Eastern Mediterranean. Concept is great, food was o.k. but the place is certainly popular. It is packed for lunch and dinner

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Shreveport, LA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

We attended a concert at the Meyerson and this restaurant was in the area so we chose it. We had fantastic service and fabulous food. Loved the ambience and small plates. Then a very short walk to the concert. Perfect night.

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dallas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Your taste buds will explode with wonder! I am not fond of this type of food but since it is another resturant of Stephen Pyle's I decided to try it. Glad I did. Although I won't eat the lamb (pet in my eyes) I did enjoy the prawn. Examples from the menu: India/Small plate-$7.00-Chickpea Flour Tempura Veggies-GOOD!, Friend had the... More

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